Last Updated on December 1, 2015 by cassnetwork

walters1 walters2Richard L. “Dick” Walters, 86,of Logansport, passed away peacefully in his home, surrounded by family, on Sunday, November 29, 2015.

Born Sept.6, 1929, in Logansport,  he was the son of the late Frances and Francis (Benefield) Walters.

On April 5, 1958, in Logansport, he was married to Jackie (Pope) Walters, who survives.

Dick was a 1947 graduate of Logansport High School.  He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving during the Korean War.  He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3790 and the American Legion Post 60.

A truck driver all of his life, Dick was retired from JAT Trucking  He then worked for NAPA – his favorite job.

Dick loved spending time with his family more than anything in this world.  He enjoyed fishing and in his younger years, he loved hunting.

Surviving with his wife of 57 years are one son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Tess Walters of Logansport; one sister Nancy Murray of Logansport; four grandchildren Kimberly Walters of Noblesville, Alicia (Randy)Hoover of Kokomo, Whitney (Jackson) Wiseley of Logansport and Jeffery Walters (fiancee Elizabeth Ligurotis) of Chicago; and four great-grandchildren Lilah Walters, Ava Hoover, Beau and Cash Wiseley.

He was preceded in death by a son, Richard W. Walters in 1988; and two sisters Marilyn Hite and Norma Jean Loposser.

A funeral service celebrating the life of Dick Walters will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 3rd in Fisher Funeral Chapel with Pastor Dan Gipson officiating.

Burial, with military honors,  will follow in the Mount Hope Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital.

You may share condolences and view his video tribute at www.fisherfuneralchapel.com